David Hockney, ‘Hotel Acatlán: Two Weeks Later, from: The Moving Focus Series’, 1985, Christie's
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David Hockney

Hotel Acatlán: Two Weeks Later, from: The Moving Focus Series, 1985

Lithograph in colours on two sheets of HMP handmade wove paper
28 7/10 × 74 in
73 × 188 cm
Edition 29/98
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Signed and dated in pencil, numbered 29/98 (there were also 29 artist's proofs), published by …

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David Hockney
British, b. 1937
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A pioneer of the British Pop Art movement in the early 1960s alongside Richard Hamilton, David Hockney gained recognition for his semi-abstract paintings on the theme of homosexual love before it was decriminalized in England in 1967. In We Two Boys Clinging Together (1961), red-painted couples embrace one other while floating amidst fragments from a Walt Whitman poem. After moving to California at the end of 1963, Hockney began painting scenes of the sensual and uninhibited life of athletic young men, depicting swimming pools, palm trees, and perpetual sunshine. Experimenting with photography in the mid-1970s, Hockney went on to create his famous photocollages with Polaroids and snapshot prints arranged in a grid formation, pushing the two-dimensionality of photography to the limit, fragmenting the monocular vision of the camera and activating the viewer in the process. A versatile artist, Hockney has produced work in almost every medium—including full-scale opera set designs, prints, and drawings using cutting-edge technology such as fax machines, laser photocopiers, computers, and even iPhones and iPads.

David Hockney, ‘Hotel Acatlán: Two Weeks Later, from: The Moving Focus Series’, 1985, Christie's
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Signed and dated in pencil, numbered 29/98 (there were also 29 artist's proofs), published by Tyler Graphics Ltd., Mount Kisco, New York, with their blindstamp, the full sheets, in very good condition, framed.
Sheet 730 x 1880 mm.

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David Hockney
British, b. 1937
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A pioneer of the British Pop Art movement in the early 1960s alongside Richard Hamilton, David Hockney gained recognition for his semi-abstract paintings on the theme of homosexual love before it was decriminalized in England in 1967. In We Two Boys Clinging Together (1961), red-painted couples embrace one other while floating amidst fragments from a Walt Whitman poem. After moving to California at the end of 1963, Hockney began painting scenes of the sensual and uninhibited life of athletic young men, depicting swimming pools, palm trees, and perpetual sunshine. Experimenting with photography in the mid-1970s, Hockney went on to create his famous photocollages with Polaroids and snapshot prints arranged in a grid formation, pushing the two-dimensionality of photography to the limit, fragmenting the monocular vision of the camera and activating the viewer in the process. A versatile artist, Hockney has produced work in almost every medium—including full-scale opera set designs, prints, and drawings using cutting-edge technology such as fax machines, laser photocopiers, computers, and even iPhones and iPads.

David Hockney

Hotel Acatlán: Two Weeks Later, from: The Moving Focus Series, 1985

Lithograph in colours on two sheets of HMP handmade wove paper
28 7/10 × 74 in
73 × 188 cm
Edition 29/98
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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